Holiday Planning – Making the gift lists

Make the list..check it twice The end of October signals that there is less than two months until Christmas. While many stores are restocking to start holiday sales, shopping is not what I am concerned with.   Holiday planning comes first, and can encompass many things.  So today I will focus on gift giving and share …

Planners, Inks and Thin Cuts

I just got back from a fantastic October craft retreat (thanks to C&C).  I’m super excited because Close To My Heart held their Australia convention over the same 4 day weekend.  So, as of Monday, October 17, planners, new inks and more thin cuts are available to order.  Here is a rundown of the new items. …

Card Makers lament (a short story)

Hello friends, Here we are, at the end of National Stamping Month and you know what October 1st is? Why, it’s World Card Making Day! What a great day to follow a whole month dedicated to stamping. The problem is, (and maybe you find this to be true also) I am busy on that day. …

September Kit- Create Kindness

September is National Stamping Month! Time to reveal the cute little kit put together by Close To My Heart just for the occasion. Presenting the Create Kindness card kit.  It contains everything you need to make a variety of adorable cards designed to spread kindness.  Begin with 24 each of preprinted card bases, precut circles …

CTMH Secrets About To Be Revealed!

A quick note for my crafty friends: Tomorrow is the day!  September 1st is National Stamping Month!   To celebrate Close To My Heart has put together a kit that every card maker will want.   I can’ t really say anymore about it here…you will have to tune in tomorrow for all the details. …

New Products for New Consultants

I have a lot of good news to share with paper crafters. First, if you are a paper crafting hobbyist and have thought about  doing it as a business, or are interested in getting a good discount, July is the best time to jump on board and sign up to be a consultant. With the …

Simple Christmas Planning

Enough of the hiatus, let’s get back to business. Ugh. We are barely into November and there are signs of the Christmas season popping up everywhere. Aisles of holiday goods crowding their way into the shopping space. I have always said that during the month of November shopping is a bit easier because many big …

Welcome to National Stamping Month!

Hello, September!  Although summer is over and the year may seem to be winding down,  stampers and scrapbookers know that great things are just beginning to happening.  Here are a few ways Close To My Heart is celebrating September. Hello, Life: National Stamping Month – All during September, you can celebrate the fine and fun …